Los Angeles Unified School District officials threw their support behind Obama administration guidance released today that spells out the responsibilities of schools to prevent discrimination against transgender students...Read More
On Wednesday, May 11 (practically the eve of one of the largest planned climate change marches in Los Angeles history), the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a motion to establish the City’s official target of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions to 80% below 1990 levels by 2050, and directing City departments to create climate action plans to meet the interim goals...Read More
LADWP Will Host Customer Service Saturday at Four Regional Customer Service Centers on May 14, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pay with cash or even a personal check at the new machines
To help out the unfortunate drivers who’ve gotten tickets, LA Superior Court has added five new traffic ticket payment machines at courthouse locations throughout the county, so that if someone has to pay a ticket, they can at least avoid having to physically go into a courthouse to do it...
Los Angeles animal shelters’ save rates have reached unprecedented levels, but hundreds of animals have already been put down this year.Read More
Mayor Eric Garcetti, artist Shepard Fairey, City Librarian John F. Szabo and L.A. Cultural Affairs General Manager Danielle Brazell were joined by students from the Downtown Magnets High School for the unveiling of L.A.’s first limited-edition, artist-designed library card today at the Central Library. The card launch concludes the library’s celebration of National Library Week.Read More
The Mayor’s proposed City Budget has been released and will be reviewed by the City Council’s Budget and Finance Committee during intensive hearings that begin on Wednesday, April 27th at 9 a.m. in the City Council chambers in City Hall.Read More
On April 22, Earth Day, 2016, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved Councilmember Koretz’s motion calling for creating a wildlife corridor from Griffith Park to the 405 freeway, and studying creating wildlife corridors all along the Rim of the Valley map proposal.Read More
The Los Angeles City Council voted 12-0 to make permanent a temporary ban on the pet store sale of commercially bred cats, dogs and rabbits.
A temporary ban on the sale of commercially bred cats, dogs and rabbits at pet stores in Los Angeles will be made permanent, with the Los Angeles City Council voting today to remove the prohibition’s sunset date.
LA Residents who may be uninsured or under-insured can get the medical help they need – even surgery – next week. (April 27-29)
Free medical and dental services will be available next week at the Los Angeles Convention Center for uninsured and under-insured residents.
Thousands of healthcare professionals and volunteers will take part in the no-cost clinic, offering services on a first-come, first-served basis from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27 and 28, and from 7 a.m. to noon April 29.
Los Angeles continues to earn its reputation for smog, but air pollution dropped to the lowest level in 17 years of monitoring.
The Los Angeles-Long Beach metropolitan area continues to have the worst ozone pollution in the nation, but the area has seen marked improvement in short-term and annual particle pollution, showing its best readings in 17 years, according to a report released today by the American Lung Association.
Neighborhoods in the San Fernando Valley, Hollywood, and the Westside will feel the biggest impact from Los Angeles’ new law requiring the retrofitting of wood-frame apartment buildings to better withstand a major earthquake, according to a Times data analysis.
Today, I will be giving my third State of the City Address as your Mayor.
Each year, I try to find a place for this speech that means something to me personally — and that speaks to this unique moment in our city. This evening, I will be speaking in Harbor City, near our Port — a vital economic engine that brings the world to our nation, and our nation to the world.
LA Sanitation is offering free bulky item drop off events to help keep Los Angeles clean.
April 16, May 28, June 18
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Los Angeles Passport Agency will be holding a Passport Day on Saturday, April 9 from 7:30am to 11:30am. No appointments are necessary, so walk-ins are welcome! Although they normally only accept expedited applications at their counter, on Passport Day they will be accepting both routine and expedited applications. Please note that their standard fees, such as the passport fees and expedite fee (if a customer opts for expedited service on that day) still apply on Passport Day.Read More
This week, the California Public Utilities Commission, the California Energy Commission, the California Independent System Operator, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, and Southern California Gas Company released the Aliso Canyon Risk Assessment Report regarding the reliability of the power grid for summer 2016.Read More
Participate in the Brief LA Household Resiliency Survey
The Los Angeles Emergency Management Department is evaluating community disaster readiness in the City of Los Angeles utilizing a tool called the Los Angeles Household Resiliency Survey.